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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello all. Well, I bought a used Ryobi miter saw off of Craigslist. Paid $60. It had a relatively new blade, and looked to be in good shape. I was happy with the purchase as I made about 2 dozen cuts before it had a problem or two (simultaneously). The brake stopped working, and the blade takes...
  2. Hand Tools
    I have a B&D Quantum 12V. 20 years plus. Rebuilt the battery packs twice. My only complaints are, it's 3/8" and it doesn't do high RPM, needed for small diameter bits. My Craftsman corded drill, 30 years plus, is starting to smell of burned insulation when I use it, and the bushings scream. No...
  3. Power Tools & Machinery
    I just purchased this saw and so far, I love it. I do have one question and would love some input. The saw comes with the built-in miter sled and I'm not a big fan of the miter gauge that attaches to it, it's clunky and I doubt its accuracy. I was curious if anyone had tried to build a more...
  4. Power Tools & Machinery
    I just bought my first table saw, a Ryobi RTS31. I got it together. I haven't put it through the paces yet, but it seems like it will be fine for general DYI stuff. Anyway, I got the saw put together. The only thing that is bugging me is that they included a 3mm hex key in the package and I...
  5. Power Tools & Machinery
    Hey guys/gals, I'm new around these parts and wanted to start off by introducing myself and then ask a few questions. My name is Tim, I live in the Hudson Valley Region of New York and I've been on and off with my woodworking for years. Life kinda got in the way the last few years and...
  6. Power Tools & Machinery
    The left and right fences on my Ryobi (cheapie) miter saw are slightly out of alignment. This is a the typical one-piece fence. I've squared the saw blade to the left fence, but would really like both to be co-planar. Any ideas?
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